Hotel

Fundu Lagoon

Fundu Lagoon

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367 Reviews

The ultimate in barefoot luxury

Effortlessly chic and only accessible by boat, Fundu Lagoon is one of the most remote island resorts in the Indian Ocean.

You'll enjoy barefoot luxury in a tropical Tanzanian setting at this privately-owned boutique resort. Makuti thatched roofs, wooden walkways and sandy paths lend a rustic Robinson Crusoe charm to Fundu Lagoon, allowing it to blend perfectly with the surrounding forest and the coastline –  you'll soon find yourself living your very own island adventure. 

Close to some of the world's most spectacular dive sites, the fully equipped PADI dive centre means that you can explore the thriving pristine reefs and witness an abundance of marine life here. Alternatively, relax in the infinity edge swimming pool and take in your tropical surroundings; indulge in a pampering treatment at the Fusion Spa, or sip a delicious cool drink at one of the three bars during your rejuvenating stay.

Offering a beautiful location and luxurious facilities, this award-winning resort is perfect for a special holiday, anniversary celebration or honeymoon and will provide you with a lifetime of precious memories. 

  • Excellent coral reef for diving and snorkelling
  • PADI dive centre
  • Enjoy a relaxing treatment at the Fusion Spa
  • Set on a beautiful unspoilt beachfront

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury

Location Type

Beach
  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 18 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. one hour and 15 minutes from Zanzibar Airport (flight, road transfer & boat transfer)
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Floors have lift access: No

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Boutique
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
Location Highlights

Fundu Lagoon

  • Beach
  • approx. one hour and 15 minutes from Zanzibar Airport (flight, road transfer & boat transfer)
367 Reviews 91% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 299
  • Very Good 41
  • Average 10
  • Poor 11
  • Terrible 6

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Dec 13, 2018

Barefoot luxury

From the moment you arrive at the paradise that is fundu lagoon you feel a million miles away from the world in your own little piece of heaven. Staff were incredible...nothing too much trouble. Food was exceptional...as a vegetarian you always worry ... But the variety and standard was some of the best I have experienced...for meat/fish eaters you too have an spoilt for choice. We will come back there is no doubt... Thank you for a wonderful holiday X
Dec 05, 2018

Paradise

Marlborough, New Zealand

We arrived at Fundu after more than a week of long-haul travel, a wedding and a dusty, bumpy safari. We were ready to relax and unwind and Fundu didn't disappoint. The bar on the wharf is a great place to watch the sunset and the cocktails are reasonably priced and delicious. The food is great, especially the fish and seafood, and the staff friendly and attentive. The team in the dive centre were fantastic and we thoroughly enjoyed the snorkeling trip, even though the heavens opened up and drenched us on the way back. I had a full body aromatherapy massage from Maddie, the massage therapist. Couldn't fault it, very relaxing and professional. The rooms are tasteful with great views. Maybe ask for a beachside room if you have mobility issues as it's an uphill treck to the rooms, but worth it for the views. Work of warning, put the cover over your shower drain when you're not using it, smaller millipedes come up through the drain and it's not fun standing on them in the shower. It's a bit of a treck up to the pool but worth the refreshing dip in the humidity. On our last night we had a sunset cruise on the traditional boat. A gorgeous way to enjoy the sunset.
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Fundu Lagoon

Facilities

PADI Dive Centre

The resort features a fully equipped PADI dive centre allowing you to explore some spectacular sites found close by.

Infinity Pool

Fringed by natural forest, the infinity pool is set on the hillside above the hotel and offers stunning panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

Fusion Spa

Fundu's Fusion Spa embraces the ancient healing philosophies of African and Asian culture. A variety of treatments can be enjoyed such as massages, body scrubs, facials, manicures and pedicures.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided in the Reception Area

Fundu Lagoon

Room Types

Hillside Room

The standard rooms at Fundu Lagoon are situated on the hillside. The rooms offer glorious ocean views and an indoor and outdoor seating area from where you can enjoy the perfect sunset or sunrise over Pemba Island. In addition these rooms feature a mosquito net, ceiling fan and a hardwood panelled bathroom fitted with a hot water shower.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Fridge
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Beachfront Room

Beachfront Rooms are set on the beachfront and offer stunning views of the Indian Ocean. All feature a mosquito net, ceiling fan, hardwood panelled bathroom fitted with a hot water shower and a private sundeck with beach beds.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Suite

Suites are located on the hillside or by the beach from where you can enjoy the stunning ocean views from the comfort of your own private chill out area, with private plunge pool and sundeck. Each suite also houses an open plan lounge, stone-walled bathroom with walk-in shower, mosquito net, ceiling fan and a minibar.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Superior Suite

Superior Suites are located directly on the beach and feature two private terraces and a private chill out area with plunge pool which overlooks the ocean. Each suite also houses a large queen-sized bed, open plan lounge, stone-walled bathroom with walk-in shower, mosquito net, ceiling fan and a minibar.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included
Fundu Lagoon

Food & Drink

The Jetty Bar

Enjoy lounging and watching the afternoon pass you by; or listen to the ocean beneath your feet as you sip on some evening sundowners. The Jetty Bar, as its name might suggest, is situated on the jetty out to sea, and is the perfect spot to relax day or night.

Main Restaurant

The main restaurant is set under a thatched roof, open to the sky and sea, and serves up some of the best cuisine in East Africa. With a fusion of Arabic, Indian and Swahili influences, the daily fisherman's catch and unusual fruits add an exotic twist to traditional dishes. Restrictions: No swimwear can be worn inside the Main Restaurant.The Main Restaurant will close periodically throughout the day for breakfast (7.30am - 10.30am), lunch (12.30pm - 2.45pm) and dinner (7.30pm - 9.45pm).

The Pool Bar

The poolside bar is set alongside the infinity pool. Enjoy cooling drinks and light snacks here throughout the day.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive

All meals, soft drinks, beer and wine are included in the all inclusive package. Cocktails and spirits are available at an additional charge.

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